Celebrities and their wineries

The trend of celebrities owning wineries and vineyard is not a recent phenomenon, though it has certainly garnered more attention in today’s Information Age.

In ancient Greek and Roman times, the leading philosophers, playwrights, politicians and generals of the day often owned a vineyard for personal use.

Nowadays all kinds of celebrities own wineries or wine brands. Director Francis Coppola set the tone for Hollywood stars to get involved in wines and wineries.

The list of entertainers owning wineries or brands includes:

Cliff Richard

Sting

Sam Neil

Olivia Newton-John

Gerald Depardieu

Dan Aykroyd

Madonna

Dave Mathews

Brad Pitt

Mick Hucknall

Antonio Banderas

It is also interesting to note that sport celebrities have also got involved in the wine industry. These celebrities include:

Greg Norman

Ernie Els

Mario Andretti

Joe Montana

Nick Faldo

Mike Weir

Wayne Gretzky

David Ginola

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~ by tallhorsewines on February 9, 2010.

One Response to “Celebrities and their wineries”

  1. I really love your label design. I would even buy the wine just for that!

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